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All Ain’t Fair In Love and War

A while back I penned a post called Memoir Unrequited complaining about an author’s reluctance to completely come clean. Well to counter that, I just read a memoir that rocked me to my core:  Ghosts By Daylight: A Memoir of … Continue reading

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Breadtime Stories

I stole my title from a cafe I frequent; thought it was so clever and funny and it certainly pertains to me at the moment. All I know is I wish there was a 12 Step meeting for baguette.    I … Continue reading

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Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

Break-ups are never clean; actually they can be quite messy. I can never remember one that ended after the first good-bye. They tend to bounce like a rubber ball taking a while to come to a full stop. It’s a … Continue reading

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I’ve had 5 major aesthetic influences in my life whose likenesses and differences commingled spilling over to me. They’re the reason I’ve looked the same for 35 years. Wow, did I just admit that? This post was inspired by my … Continue reading

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Boy Crazy

I never thought I’d read another book on Coco Chanel and never intended to but after idly picking up ‘Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life,’ I couldn’t put it down. Lisa Chaney’s new biography left me captivated over a woman that … Continue reading

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Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye

I went to the opening of a restaurant my friend Camille had invited me to. Rather than my usual ‘NO,’ I said I’d go. It was packed with the young and powerful vying for the paparazzi’s attention. Even Camille prancing … Continue reading

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Heil Coco

Well what do you know, another book on designer Coco Chanel has just hit the stands, as if 57 were not enough. Wow, am I excited. “Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War” by historian Hal Vaughan, published by … Continue reading

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